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  • More things to improve door security

    Replacing lock cylinders – important please read Most of the locks on replacement doors rely on a ‘euro' profile cylinder or ‘oval’ profile cylinder to operate the locking mechanism. In recent years there has been a steady increase in the numbers of burglaries where these cylinders have been attacked to gain entry (discussed below). The police and security industry have known about these problems for several years, but because in the early days the techniques were used rarely and were confined to only a few locations around the UK, these problems were deliberately not broadcast to the public at large...

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  • Crime Prevention & Safety Advice from Neighbourhood Watch

    Download the Guide to Crime Prevention & Safety Advice here.   A comprehensive booklet setting out the advice from Neighbourhood Watch's Safety Advice pages in one document. The Guide was first published in February 2014 and this online version will be updated periodically if needed. A Welsh language version is available here. You can also download a version of the document without the watermark here. At present the Guide is only available in electronic format. If hard copies become available, members will be informed via our national communication system (if you are not already registered on the national Neighbourhood &...

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  • Free Security Guidelines for Domestic Dwellings

    Live in a domestic dwelling and need security advice?   In addition to the advice from your local MLA Approved Company, the Master Locksmiths Association has produced the `MLA Guidelines for the Minimum Security for Domestic Property’. This document is designed to help MLA members, Insurers and the Police Crime Reduction Officers to give you the best advice possible on security. The document can be downloaded free of charge by clicking here.

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  • ABS key registering

    ABS has a secure key registering and cutting service which ensures that the key owner has complete control over who has access to the keys.   As soon as you have ABS installed you can register your keys at www.abs-secure.co.uk. Registering will enable any of our ABS elite centres to be able to cut keys for you at your request. You can also order additional ABS euro cylinders, rim cylinders and padlocks all on the same key.  

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  • Car key cutting services

    Car Key Cutting | Auto Locksmith Services | Master Locksmiths Association Need your Car Key Cutting or a Spare set of Car Keys? A MLA Locksmith will be able to cut keys for your car/van/motor... 

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